Insight Vacations | Britain & Ireland Discovery

This epic adventure illuminates the hidden corners of the British Isles. Along the way, encounter the full arc of Celtic heritage, cultures, legends and traditions.


From price is based on 19 & 26 April 2017 departure


SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES:
 

  • Stratford: Venture inside the timber-framed building where the ‘Bard of Avon' was born and grew up.
  • Edinburgh: For a limited time in August, witness the breathtaking spectacle of the Military Tattoo.
  • Edinburgh: Within the walls of Edinburgh Castle, view the Scottish Crown Jewels, Stone of Destiny and Mons Meg.
  • Edinburgh: Within the walls of Edinburgh Castle, view the Scottish Crown Jewels, Stone of Destiny and Mons Meg.
  • Loch Ness: Soak up the scenery and hear intriguing tales of 'Nessie' during a scenic cruise.
  • Orkney Isles: Join a fascinating excursion of discovery on the very fringes of Britain. Strewn across the windswept Orkneys are relics that span human history; from pagan stone circles to reminders of wartime tragedy.
  • Giant's Causeway: The towering hexagonal basalt columns are a geographical wonder to behold.
  • Londonderry: City sightseeing with a Local Expert.
  • Belleek: Enjoy a guided tour of the porcelain production process and meet some of the specialist crafts people.
  • Killarney: Venture into a world of towering cliffs, lush lakelands and remote villages, as you tour the Ring of Kerry.
  • Blarney: Visit the castle and climb the battlements for the chance to kiss the Blarney Stone for the gift of eloquence.
  • Waterford: A guided visit of the crystal factory.
  • Kilkenny: Learn first hand about the art of making the Hurley, used in the Celtic game of Hurling.
  • Bath:Visit the Roman Baths, where offerings and curses were thrown to the Roman Goddess Sulis Minerva.
  • Stonehenge: Visit the mysterious circle of upright stones, which stands as strong today as it did 3,500 years ago.


ADDITIONAL INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS:
 

  • Oxford: See the ‘spires' and colleges of Oxford.
  • York: See York Minster, city walls and walk through the topsy-turvy “Shambles”.
  • Lake District: Visit William Wordsworth's grave in Grasmere.
  • Gretna Green. Visit the spot where runaway lovers were married.
  • Edinburgh: Drive along Princes Street, see the Sir Walter Scott monument. Tour the 18th century New Town. Drive along part of the Royal Mile to see the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
  • St Andrews: See part of the 'old course' home of golf.
  • Loch Ness: Look for the monster.
  • Wick: See the world's shortest street.
  • Eilean Donan: Photo opportunity at the famous castle,
  • Derry: Walk inside the walls to the Gothic Guildhall.
  • Drumcliff: Visit the last resting place of Irish poet WB Yeats.
  • Connemara: Tour the workshop of the famous marble factory.
  • Galway: See St Nicholas Cathedral, the Spanish Arch and Eyre Square.
  • Limerick: See King John's Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral and the treaty stone.
  • Adare: See the picturesque thatched cottages.
  • Cork: See the City Hall and St Finbarr's Cathedral
  • Waterford: See Reginald's Tower, the ruined city walls and enjoy a guided visit to the Waterford Crystal Factory and Showrooms.
  • Kilkenny: See the Norman Castle and ancient Cathedral.
  • Dublin: See the Georgian squares, Irish President's home, O'Connell Street and Customs House.
  • Conwy: Stop in the shadow of the mighty castle.
  • Chester: See the unique 'black and white' 'Rows', well preserved city walls, Jubilee Clock and impressive cathedral
  • Ludlow: Explore the narrow streets and lanes in front of the castle. Admire the medieval timber framed buildings and Georgian mansions
  • Cardiff: See the Millennium Stadium and civic building.
  • Bath: See the Royal Crescent, Pulteney Bridge and Bath Abbey.
  • Plymouth: See the 'Mayflower Steps', Barbican and Hoe.
  • Looe: Visit the picturesque fishing village
  • Glastonbury: Drive past the ruined Abbey.
  • Scenic drives: Cotswolds, Lake District, Highlands, Glencoe, Isle of Skye, Loch Lomond, Antrim coast, Connemara, Ring of Kerry, Severn Bridge, Cornish Coast, Dartmoor.

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*Terms & Conditions: General: Flight offers only valid for select Insight Vacations tours that are booked and deposited between 27 Nov - 14 Dec 2016 and paid in full before 5pm NZT 15th Dec 2016. Flight offers are based on fares from AKL, WLG or CHC to London, Zurich or Frankfurt. Other destinations are available, however surcharges may apply. The air carrier is Emirates in “T” Booking Class. Airfare can only be sold when booked with an Insight Vacations tour and is subject to availability at time of booking. Insight Vacations reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees and surcharges at any time. A non-refundable deposit of $2500 per person, per Insight Vacations tour is required within 7 days of booking. Full payment for the Insight Vacations tour must be received by 5pm NZST 15 Dec 2016. By paying your deposit you accept the Terms and Conditions of the Insight Vacations flight offer. Our partner airline, Emirates, reserve the right to advise an earlier airfare Ticketing Time Limit date, subject to booking conditions and restrictions. After ticket issuance, fees for date changes and 100% cancellation fees will apply. Flight offers are only available on tours departure dates that qualify for Insight’s Early Payment Discount (EPD). Flight offers are not combinable with the EPD, any other brochure discounts or other discount promotion. Flight offers may be withdrawn or amended at any time. Insight Vacations’ and Emirates’ standard booking terms and conditions apply to tours and flights booked under this promotion. You must comply with all applicable terms and conditions. Fly Free: Fly Free offer is valid when one (1) of the specified Insight Vacations tours are booked. Tours not on this list will not qualify for the fly free offer. Please check with Insight Vacations if you have a specific tour/date that you’d like to check. Fly Free offer is available on new bookings only. $999/$1049/$1099 Flight Offer: Valid for new bookings only made between 27 Nov – 15 Dec 2016, when booked in conjunction with Insight Europe and Britain tours 8 days or longer, excluding special interest tours, group departures, Autumn/Winter/Spring or indicatively priced departures, trips to Greece, Turkey, Israel, Jordan and Egypt. Discounts are subject to tour and flight availability at the time of booking. Seasonality details are: Fly From $999 available in Low Season - 16Jan17-04Apr17 / 24Apr17-13Jun17 / 02Oct17-31Oct17. Fly From $1049 available in Shoulder Season - 05Apr17-23Apr17 / 04Sep17-01Oct17. Fly From $1099 available in High Season - 14Jun17-03Sep17 All prices are per person and represent adult airfares inclusive of any taxes and surcharges. Fly for $999/$1049/$1099 offer is not combinable with any other Insight Vacations offer in the market market. Offers may be withdrawn or amended at any time. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices. Please contact your local helloworld travel agent for further terms & conditions.
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